Kerikeri Events Calendar

List for:   Bay of Islands    Northland   

Bay of Islands I-SITE Visitor Centre, Maritime Building, Paihia.
Ph +64 9 402 7345. Email:  


Bay of Islands Farmers Market is at Kerikeri central by the Post Shop every Sunday morning.

Keri Country Market is every Saturday morning at the RSA, 36 Cobham


Kerikeri has a stunning Performance Arts Venue , the Turner Centre. Check their website for regular shows and events.

31 May 16

We are looking for locals who love to cook and meet new people, then get paid for it. This is not new globally but it is for NZ. Tourists are looking for the experience of eating with the locals. If you want to join up or ask for more info please open the link to the Expression of Interest Page .

4 - 6 Jun 16

'Northern Exposure' mid winter Far North Stand up paddleboard race tour

3 days, 3 venues, 3 events! Northern Exposure 2016 kicks off with the Stone Store Stand-up, at Kerikeri Basin on Saturday 4 June, with racing from 3pm onwards & a party in the Pear Tree afterwards. Sunday's race is at Mangonui, and the series finishes with the now famous 'Bridge to Basin' in Whangarei. Racing for all ages & abilities, a social cruise (fancy dress optional!) for the non-competitive. Loads of great spot prizes, and it'll be great spectator sport too! Boards available to hire (book early!!).

23 Jun 16

Glaucoma NZ - Free Public Meeting

Glaucoma New Zealand invites you to attend a free presentation to learn about the most common cause of preventable blindness in New Zealand.

Eye specialist, Dr Brian Kent-Smith will be presenting on what glaucoma is, how it is detected and treatment options.

The meeting is being held at the St John’s Training Rooms, 357 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri at 6.30 – 7.30pm.

There will be time for questions and answers at the end of the meeting and a cup of tea or coffee is provided.

Friends and family welc

30 Jun - 3 Jul 16

Kerikeri International Piano Competition

This is New Zealand's premier event for solo piano, and has world-wide exposure.14 young pianists from around the world will play before a panel of three international judges, for a prize pool of $30,000. This is an opportunity to hear superb young pianists playing a wide range of music. There are also talks, Master Classes, a judges' recital and social occasions. A perfect mid-year break.